The VHEDC Board accepted the resignation of Ling Becker, its Executive Director this week. Ling’s last day with the organization is February 28, 2019.

Ling has been the Executive Director since 2014 and has helped propel the organization through a time of tremendous growth. “Ling’s time with the VHEDC has been a significant turning point in our organization,” stated VHEDC Board President Debby Gustafson. “We have impacted the NE metro community through a variety of new programs and initiatives initiated during Ling’s tenure. All of us are excited for her as she pursues her next career opportunity, and we wish her the very best. The board is actively taking steps to build upon recent organizational momentum and fill this important role. Our existing programs and initiatives will continue as we work through this transition process.”

Ling will be joining Ramsey County in early March as the Director of Workforce Solutions. In this role, she will have responsibilities for providing overall vision and leadership to provide workforce development services for job seekers and businesses throughout Ramsey County.